State Fair Community College (SFCC) is home to a resource designed to support regional entrepreneurs and small businesses to help them be successful.

The next Launch U Mixers will be on Feb. 5 and March 4, 2020 from 6-7 p.m. in Fielding Building Room 253 on our Sedalia campus. Click here to learn more about Launch U. 

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Congratulations 2019 Launch U participants and Pitch winner!
From left to right: Ivory Jamerson (runner-up), Lacey Stokes, Lisa Dean, Sara Page (Winner), Rosalin Howatt.

Launched in August 2016, the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SFCC provides entrepreneurs and small businesses with leading-edge resources in conceptual, startup, growth, expansion, and succession phases. Services are provided free or for nominal cost and include:

  • Confidential, No-cost Counseling
  • Market Analysis
  • Financial Projections
  • Funding Options
  • Events
  • Low-cost Training
    • Starting and Managing a Small Business in Missouri
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  • How to Write a Business Plan
  • How to Write a Marketing Plan
  • QuickBooks
  • Financing: How to Secure Funding for My Business
  • Managing Your Financials

Check out the latest class schedule here or call us to learn about additional programs and services.

The SBDC is part of Missouri’s network of centers, made possible by a funding partnership through the federal Small Business Administration (SBA), the University of Missouri Extension and SFCC.

SFCC is the only Missouri community college to establish an SBDC.

Toll Free (877) 311-7322

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